Ernesto Albán Statue at Plaza del Teatro in Quito, Ecuador - Encircle Photos

Ernesto Albán Statue at Plaza del Teatro in Quito, Ecuador

Near the center of Plaza del Teatro is this bronze tribute to Ernesto Albán. He endeared himself to Ecuadorians as a movie and vaudeville actor. This statue portrays him as Don Evaristo, his most famous comedic role similar to Charlie Chaplin. Ernesto Albán had the wonderful talent to make people laugh as a middle class dreamer during a period of economic, social and political turmoil in the mid-20th century.

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Plaza del Teatro, Quito 170401, Ecuador

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